Greta Gerwig of 'Damsels in Distress'

<b>Violet really believes in the power of a dance craze. How wrong are we to laugh about the Macarena now?</b><br>
I don't laugh--I think the Macarena was great. I think the problem with Macarena is it doesn't require a partner. Violet is very big on dances that require partners because it brings people together. Literally.<br><br>
 
<b>What would you recommend if you were going to revise the Macarena to make it a two-person dance?</b><br>
If there's a way to do it opposite so you could be putting your hands on someone's shoulders? And then they could [lead] another part of the dance? Partner Macarena.<i>-- Matt Pais </i><br> <br> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.redeyechicago.com/entertainment/movies/redeye-qa-greta-gerwig-of-damsels-in-distress-20120405,0,5466583.column"><b>Click here for the full Q&A</b></a>

( Lenny Gilmore/RedEye / April 9, 2012 )

Violet really believes in the power of a dance craze. How wrong are we to laugh about the Macarena now?
I don't laugh--I think the Macarena was great. I think the problem with Macarena is it doesn't require a partner. Violet is very big on dances that require partners because it brings people together. Literally.

What would you recommend if you were going to revise the Macarena to make it a two-person dance?
If there's a way to do it opposite so you could be putting your hands on someone's shoulders? And then they could [lead] another part of the dance? Partner Macarena.-- Matt Pais

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